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Holiday Types

As Nature Intended – Sightseeing in Kerala

As Nature Intended – Sightseeing in Kerala A strip of land between the Western Ghats mountain range and the Arabian Sea called Gods Own Country by its inhabitants no doubt because of its lush natural beauty, diverse ecology and the bounty they enjoy from the fertile land. Kerala with its vast stretches of tranquil backwaters, beautiful beaches, rainforests, historic and cultural monuments combine to provide a unique sightseeing experience.

Take a leisurely trip in a houseboat to experience the lakes, lagoons and canals that make up the backwaters of Kerala that extend across the state. Lie back on deck and enjoy the sight of rice fields, coconut groves, people going about their daily chores and coastal scrub jungles slip past and catch views of migratory birds, endangered marine species and beautiful sunsets over vast expanses of water.

Enjoy beaches? Kerala has plenty to rave about. The state has some of India’s most pristine beaches popular with visitors for their wide swathes of white sand, shallow warm blue seas and a laid back vibe.

Kerala’s highlands are home to large tea plantations and spice gardens. It certainly will be a different sort of experience to take in these plantations from a …

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Health and Fitness

Kamla Nehru Zoo Sightseeing in Ahmedabad

Kamla Nehru Zoo Sightseeing in Ahmedabad The Kamla Nehru Zoo is undoubtedly one of the most popular attractions in the Indian city of Ahmedabad. The zoo is located on the banks of the Kankaria Lake, and is widely regarded as one of the best zoos in the country. The zoo is situated amidst lush greenery giving one a sense of peace and the nearby lake only adds to the serenity. Like most zoos Kamla Nehru Zoo houses many different species of birds, mammals and reptiles, but what sets it apart is the presence of many albino animals. This includes rare albino tigers. Three tigers, Smariddhi, Siddhi and Riddhi, were born at the zoo itself, but one of them passed away a few months after birth.

The park spans an area of around four thousand square feet, and is named after Kamla Nehru, the wife of Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. However, the park is more popularly known as Chidiya Ghar. The zoological park was designed by Rueben David, the famed zoologist. Among the endangered species visitors are likely to run into here, are the Asiatic Lion, Chinkara and the Mouse Deer. One can also find many different birds here …